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buddhist philosophy [Jun. 14th, 2005|01:20 am]
I think therefore I like philosophy
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can anyone suggest philosophy programs that focus on non-western philosophy? specifically, i'm interested in studying mahayana buddhist philosophy, but any place that deals with asian and/or other non-western traditions would be good.
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[User Picture]From: thesleepyvegan
2005-12-07 02:34 am (UTC)
A professor suggested Naropa University to me, and it might be what you're looking for, although it seems a bit light on the "philosophy" and more interested in "religious studies"
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[User Picture]From: thesleepyvegan
2005-12-07 02:35 am (UTC)
(the professor practiced Buddhism, I believe Zen or Mahayana, and recommended it to me because we have similar interests)
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[User Picture]From: flamingjune07
2006-01-21 02:32 pm (UTC)
For a more general approach, see if you like St. John's College Eastern Classics Program. It's a bit non-standard, but I've heard really wonderful things about it.
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[User Picture]From: hannah_phi
2006-06-05 10:56 pm (UTC)
I'm currently studying Theravada Buddhism at the University of New Mexico. At UNM one can take classes and write your thesis or dissertation in Asian Phil., but the majority of the requirements are in Western Phil. The focus of the profs. is primarily Indian Phil. though. There is also University of Hawaii where there is a wide variety of interests and areas of expertise in Asian Phil. amongst the profs. Hope these are helpful suggestions.
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